What are the provision regarding The President of India? What is Executive power of the Union? What is the procedure for Election of President? Article 52, 53 and 54 of Constitution of India, 1949

The President of India, Executive power of the Union and Election of President are defined under Article 52, 53 and 54 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:



Article 52 of Constitution of India "The President of India"

There shall be a President of India


Article 53 of Constitution of India "Executive power of the Union"

(1) The executive power of the Union shall be vested in the President and shall be exercised by him either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with this Constitution.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provision, the supreme command of the Defense Forces of the Union shall be vested in the President and the exercise thereof shall be regulated by law.

(3) Nothing in this article shall-

(a) be deemed to transfer to the President any functions conferred by any existing law on the Government of any State or other authority; or

(b) prevent Parliament from conferring by law functions on authorities other than the President.

Article 54 of Constitution of India "Election of President"

The President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the elected members of both Houses of Parliament; and the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States.

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